Health Care Commentary

Senate Republicans are complaining about Obamacare again. But this time, they're upset that the federal government isn't spending enough money to prop up the health law's insurance exchanges. Over a dozen GOP senators, nearly all of whom repeatedly campaigned on repealing and replacing Obamacare, tried to...

Most Americans harbor no love for health insurance companies, which often seem to nickel and dime customers. Doctors and hospital administrators don't like dealing with insurers either. Increasingly, patients and providers are choosing to cut out insurers and contract directly with each other. The model is...

A revival movement is sweeping the nation. Millions of souls have already been converted, thanks to a charismatic preacher and his passionate disciples. I'm talking, of course, about the doctrine of "Medicare for All" and its chief evangelist, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. The socialist senator's sermons...

The Center for American Progress, one of the nation's most influential left-wing think tanks, just released a plan to repeal Obamacare. Unfortunately, the proposal would replace the law with something even worse — single-payer health care. CAP's plan would impose single-payer gradually, over a period of at least...

Support for single-payer health care has reached an all-time high, according to Gallup. Seven in 10 Democratic voters -- and one in three Republicans -- favor a government takeover of the health sector. They should be careful what they wish for. Single-payer systems have failed everywhere...

Tax reform repealed Obamacare’s least popular provision, the individual mandate, starting in 2019. Now, at least nine states want to revive the mandate, which required all Americans to purchase health insurance or pay a fine. Obamacare’s proponents claim that state-level individual mandates would compel young and...